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Things to do in North Charleston

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
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“Plantations are deeply woven into American history and tell stories that connect our past and present. From the peninsula, ramble down Ashley River Road to experience a glimpse back in time at neighboring properties. Blends beauty, botanics, architecture, and history.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Beautiful historic plantation. Request a window seat with reservations at the on site restaurant ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Great place in North Charleston also near the North Charleston Coliseum to shop with several restaurants.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“If you enjoy farm to table this is a great place. Can't go there without getting pulled mozzarella.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Museum
“Drayton Hall, circa 1738, is the oldest unrestored plantation house in America still open to the public and the nation's earliest example of fully executed Palladian architecture. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Beat burgers in Charleston! They also offer a great beer selection and milkshakes. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A Park Circle staple. The Orange Spot is owned by two awesome ladies that have helped revitalize Park Circle. Their coffee is as good as you’ll find anywhere. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“DIG is an outdoor bar and restaurant that was converted from an old transmission shop. It has multiple TVs outside to watch any game that might be on as well as live music multiple times a night. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Amazing beer and beer. Try the pretzel and beer cheese-doesn’t disappoint. They just opened up a new location on the marsh just 5 minutes away, go check it out!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Currently(as of 12/28/19) being renovated, but when it is and you just need a shepherd's pie...I definitely recommend. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“This park has so much to offer! Sprinkler fountains for kids in the warm months, paddle boating, grills and picnic tables, big fields, wooded trails for walking and bikes, and so much playground space! Entrance fee is $2 per person”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“35 minutes away Scrumptious family-run, local restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Vegetarian friendly, but still with lotsa bacon options! Breakfast is available at all hoursl! Please note: ONLY open from 7am-3pm daily. For true southern fare, try the tomato onion pie! For a taste of the southwest, go for the Mexican hash.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Park
“Nice place to visit nearby to learn about shipyards and history. Dock along waters edge is being built.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Museum
“The world's first successful sub (in 1864!) This is a Must-See experience. Learn more about the Civil War and Charleston's pivotal role in it.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“This is our lovely neighborhood wine bar. You'll find fantastic wines, awesome cocktails, tasty small plates, and super friendly, non-pretentious service.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Accent has a large selection of wine as well as a good selection of fresh cheese and meats. PRO TIP: They have a cool outdoor section in the back that most don't know about. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“If you enjoy farm to table this is a great place. Can't go there without getting pulled mozzarella.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Beat burgers in Charleston! They also offer a great beer selection and milkshakes. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“DIG is an outdoor bar and restaurant that was converted from an old transmission shop. It has multiple TVs outside to watch any game that might be on as well as live music multiple times a night. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
“Currently(as of 12/28/19) being renovated, but when it is and you just need a shepherd's pie...I definitely recommend. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Brewery
“Amazing beer and beer. Try the pretzel and beer cheese-doesn’t disappoint. They just opened up a new location on the marsh just 5 minutes away, go check it out!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“35 minutes away Scrumptious family-run, local restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Vegetarian friendly, but still with lotsa bacon options! Breakfast is available at all hoursl! Please note: ONLY open from 7am-3pm daily. For true southern fare, try the tomato onion pie! For a taste of the southwest, go for the Mexican hash.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“This is our lovely neighborhood wine bar. You'll find fantastic wines, awesome cocktails, tasty small plates, and super friendly, non-pretentious service.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Accent has a large selection of wine as well as a good selection of fresh cheese and meats. PRO TIP: They have a cool outdoor section in the back that most don't know about. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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